It’s no secret that the popular Black Owned business Rap Snacks has found ways to appropriate food and the black culture together to push popular black artist.
Most recently they had a potato chip deal set to hit the stands back in June. As you know Nicki Minaj has coined the phrase as her being a Barbie. Rap snacks was naming her set flavor of chips “Barbie-Que Honey Truffle.” However, due to the popular toy company Mattle owning the trademark to BARBIE, Rap Snacks created the project without getting permission from Mattle before promoting the product.
According to reports, “Rap Snacks made the deliberate and calculated choice to launch a new product line using Mattel’s famous BARBIE trademark. That choice, made without any prior notice to Mattel, was unlawful.”
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